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Trieste: 2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour w/ a Local Guide

1. Trieste: 2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour w/ a Local Guide

Join this private walking tour led by a local guide to discover the beautiful city of Trieste. This place is - strangely - still quite "ignored" by most of the touristic flows, but it represents a real gem of Italy, although geographically isolated from the rest of Italy. During this tour you will breath the authentic atmosphere of the city, while you walk along its ancient streets, alleys and historical buildings. The tour will "touch" some of the most important spots of the ancient Trieste, like the main square (Piazza Cavana), the Cathedral of San Giusto, the Castle of San Giusto, the Roman Theater, the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Church of San Silvestro, the "Borgo Teresiano" and the Grand Canal. During your walk, especially when you're near Piazza Cavana, don't forget to take a look at the beautiful historical buildings all around you, from the fruit markets to the craft fairs. From a few panoramic spots, you'll also have the chance to enjoy a beautiful view of the city, the harbor and the sea. Oh, and don't forget to bring your camera along!

Trieste: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

2. Trieste: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

Take in the major attractions of Trieste on a 2-hour guided walking tour. As this is a private tour it can be adapted to your interests. See the Audace Pier, built in the 18th century and Piazza Unità d'Italia, a unique and spacious market by the sea. Admire the neoclassical architecture of the Stock Market. See the Grand Canal, originally the main river canal for the salt pans. In the 19th century, the Ponte Rosso was built and the area became known for its marketplace. At the Market of St. Anthony, the guide will explain the cultural and religious diversity of Trieste. Visit a Roman theater at the foot of the Hill of St. Giusto. See the Baroque Church of St. Mary, built by Jesuits.

Trieste: Habsburg History Private Walking Tour

3. Trieste: Habsburg History Private Walking Tour

Get a personal introduction to the beautiful seaport city of Trieste on a private walking tour with a local guide. Discover a gem of Italy that remains remarkably off the tourist trail. See the most important places, piazzas and buildings that reflect the Habsburg domination of the area during the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Marvel at the stunning sea views from Piazza Unità d'Italia, and then walk over to the Borgo Teresiano district and Piazza della Borsa to see the theater dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi.  Stroll along the pretty banks of the Canal Grande to reach Tergesteo and the elegant Palazzo Gopcevich and Palazzo Scaramagnà. Enter Piazza Ponterosso at the heart of Borgo Teresiano, and then walk along Via San Nicolò, lined with boutique stores and restaurants.

Trieste: Dining Experience at a Local's Home

4. Trieste: Dining Experience at a Local's Home

Immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a local's home, enjoying an exclusive show cooking and tasting authentic recipes treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian "Mammas". This experience will allow you to feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. You will enjoy a 4-course menu including a starter, pasta, a main course with a side dish, and dessert, with drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee). At the conclusion of your experience, you will also be free to take a souvenir back home: an official apron.

Trieste: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local's Home

5. Trieste: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local's Home

Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruits of your labor with a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of three authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.

Trieste Private Home Cooking Class

6. Trieste Private Home Cooking Class

Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels, Your guide, or Cesarina will share their wisdom, which has been passed down in their families for generations. Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at your guide's home. Learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by local wines.  During the lesson, the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Participants will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that'll stay with you for life.

Trieste: Sightseeing Tour in a Classic Vintage Alfa Car

7. Trieste: Sightseeing Tour in a Classic Vintage Alfa Car

Tour Trieste in style on board a vintage classic Alfa Romeo Giulia from the ’60s. Discover the beautiful bay and hillside surroundings while learning local history from your driver guide. Stop for a glass of wine or coffee along the way. Trieste is located on the seafront with spectacular cliffsides and is backed by hills that rise just behind the city. Explore panoramic viewpoints and learn about the history of this city and region from your guide. Pass the border into Slovenia (just 8 km away) and see the famous Lipizzaner White Horses, world-famous for the Austrian dressage shows. Get the most out of your trip with a multilingual guide who is a Trieste native that's passionate about history and classic cars.

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What people are saying about Trieste

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 26 reviews

Our guide was wonderful! This is a great walking tour to see and hear about the long history of Trieste. It was amazing to go from Roman ruins to grand 18th and 19th century buildings in a short stroll. Ending the tour with a coffee and a delicious pastry was perfect!

He was a great guide and we really valued his tour for us in Trieste, Italy. He has lots of local insight and we learned so much. We highly recommend!

It was very informative and well run! Unfortunately no comfortable/short break or something similar! Strict attention was paid to the time!

Everything perfect and as agreed! Very friendly and competent guide!

It was a very informative tour. I enjoyed every minute of it.